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Disability Support Services provides the following services for students:

  • Assessment of your disability accommodation needs, using the information gathered from your documentation and intake interview
  • Approval and coordination of accommodations
  • Communication with college staff, faculty, and community agencies in behalf of DSS students
  • Facilitation of referrals for support services on and off campus
  • Assistance with problem-solving concerning educational barriers you may be facing
  • Advocacy for medical withdrawal or a grade of "incomplete" if you are absent or unable to complete class work because of disability issues

General Accommodations and Services

  • Assistive technology and training
  • Alternate forms of testing (Braille, enlarged print, scribe assistance)
  • Modified examination conditions
  • Note-taking
  • Scribes
  • Interpreters
  • Readers
  • Books on tape
  • Audio recording lectures
  • Enlarged print
  • Faculty liaison
  • Mediation
  • Information and referral
  • Individual support
  • Self-advocacy training
  • Tutoring
  • Workshops
  • Advising
  • Registration assistance

Other Types of Assistance

  • Accessible facilities
  • Alternative testing (including extended- time and extended-time in non-distracting environment)
  • Volunteer note-takers
  • Adjustable furniture (chairs and tables)
  • Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning translation

Services We do NOT Provide

  • Personal-care attendants
  • Equipment and software for off-campus use
  • Learning Disability Testing
  • Transportation
  • Financial assistance
  • Escorts to and from class
  • Modified Coursework

Last Modified: 8/2/17